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8 of Detroit’s Best Breakfast Joints

Posted on Friday, January 24 2014 in Dining

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It’s the most important meal of the day, so why not have it at only the best breakfast joints in Detroit? Start your day on the right foot with these eight breakfast places that are sure to knock your socks off.

Hudson Café: With red velvet pancakes bigger than your face and a slew of eggs Benedict options, this is a Detroit hotspot for breakfast and brunch. The French-inspired menu usually has people lined up out the door.

Astoria Pastry Shop: This Greektown favorite is not just for dessert. Stop in for a hot cup of coffee and a fresh baked pastry to get you going. Take a seat in the café while you enjoy.

Blue Star Café: Close to the newly renovated Cobo Center and Crowne Plaza Pontchartrain Hotel, Blue Star is perfect for your business gathering or just a casual breakfast. The best part? Its menu options change daily, making for a tasty surprise every time you walk in the door.

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Cadillac Square Diner: Close to the hustle and bustle of Campus Martius Park and Greektown Casino Hotel, this diner makes for a convenient stop to fuel up for your day. They have an array of menu items served hot for you to savor.

The Clique: This hidden gem is disguised by a motel on East Jefferson Avenue. Its nondescript exterior makes for an exceptionally delicious meal. The authentic, hometown diner appeal keeps people coming back for more. Tip: Try the scrambler with a side of silver dollar pancakes!

Gateway Deli: This deli is so good that it has two locations in Detroit. Its breakfast specials, breakfast sandwiches and omelets are made-to-order, however you want them.

Mercury Burger & Bar: Just because it says “burger” and “bar” in its name, don’t be fooled; there are exceptional breakfast options, too! Mercury opens at 7 a.m. to serve up an assortment of morning foods for everyone’s palette.

The Whitney: The historic elements of this Detroit classic make for an enjoyable breakfast with family and friends. Its menu is known to be nothing less than exquisite. Make sure to take a mini tour around the home afterwards. Note: People say this home is still haunted by some past residents.

What are your favorite breakfast places in Detroit?

By: Betsy J. Murdoch